Per the City of Gaithersburg:
The City of Gaithersburg has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the 44thconsecutive year. The City’s comprehensive annual financial report for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2021 was judged by an impartial panel to meet the high standards of the program. Among the criteria is a commitment to present the financial information in a clear and compelling way, encouraging community stakeholders to read and easily understand the report.
The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial reporting, and its attainment represents a significant accomplishment by a government and its management.
“The residents of our community deserve the highest level of service we can offer, and this award demonstrates that our commitment to transparency and excellence is recognized on a national level,” said City Manager Tanisha Briley. “This award also reflects the tremendous efforts of the dedicated staff in our Department of Finance and Administration.”
The GFOA is a nonprofit professional association that represents 21,000 government finance professionals throughout North America. For more information contact the City of Gaithersburg Department of Finance and Administration at 301-258-6320.